Horse Racing

Racecourse Media Group names Conor Grant as incoming chairman

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) has named experienced gambling industry executive Conor Grant as its new incoming chairman.

Grant will initially join RMG as a non-executive director [...]

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South Carolina bill targets online sports and horse race betting

A bipartisan group of 12 lawmakers have introduced legislation in South Carolina to legalize and regulate interactive wagering.

The proposed legislation was prefiled in December and [...]

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TAB NZ gambling turnover drops 5% in FY2022

Gambling turnover at TAB NZ declined by 5 per cent to NZ$2.93bn (€1.73bn) in the financial year ended 31 July 2022.

Racing wagering fell by 2 [...]

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Kentucky introduces sports betting and online poker bill

Lawmakers in Kentucky have introduced a new bill to legalise sports betting, fantasy sports and online poker in the state.

The bill will enable the Kentucky [...]

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Hong Kong Jockey Club expands management board with new hire

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has expanded its senior leadership team with the appointment of Dennis Hau as executive director of customer strategy, insights [...]

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France Q3 iGaming revenue up 9% on sports betting growth

France’s regulated iGaming market grew by 9 per cent in the third quarter of 2022 to €485m, driven by a solid quarter of growth from [...]

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Webis shares soar as WatchandWager secures Monarch racetrack partnership

Webis Holdings-owned advanced deposit wagering (ADW) business WatchandWager.com has struck an agreement to accept bets on all racetracks operated by Monarch Content Management Group in [...]

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Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs expands board with experienced HR executive

New York-listed racing and gaming operator Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has expanded its board of directors with the addition of Andréa Carter.

Carter brings over 20 [...]

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Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs agrees $250m acquisition of Exacta Systems

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) is strengthening its historical horse racing business with an agreement to acquire Exacta Systems.

CDI will pay $250m in cash to acquire [...]

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South Carolina representative files constitutional gambling amendment

Representative James Todd Rutherford of South Carolina has prefiled a bill that seeks to legalise gambling in the state.

The joint resolution proposes an amendment to [...]

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Norway renews Norsk Rikstoto exclusive horse race betting licence

Norwegian state-owned operator Norsk Rikstoto has been granted the exclusive rights to continue offering horse race betting to players for a further ten years.

Norsk Rikstoto [...]

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Mixed results for TAB NZ in October

New Zealand’s TAB has reported a mixed performance for its betting activity in October, with turnover up 5.5 per cent to NZ$239.4m (€144.6m) but gross [...]

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